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Falco sparverius (Sparrow Hawk)

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Cell Type SampledGanglion Cells
Staining/Visualization MethodCresyl Violet
Type of Retinal SpecializationFovea x2
Peak Density 65000
Peak Density UnitsCells/sq.mm
Retinal Position of SpecializationC & TC
Total Number of Cells
ReferenceInzunza, O., H. Bravo, et al. (1991). "Topography And Morphology Of Retinal Ganglion-Cells In Falconiforms - A Study On Predatory And Carrion-Eating Birds." Anatomical Record 229(2): 271-277.
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PublisherWiley-Liss, Inc
Species Information
Taxonomic Classification (Vertebrate Class)Aves
SubclassNeognathae
OrderFalconiformes
SpeciesFalco sparverius
Common NameSparrow Hawk
Depth
HabitatCaptures prey from flight or perches, preys on mice, songbirds, arthropods.
Body Size
Developmental StageAdult
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